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for·tu·i·tous adjective 1. happening by chance rather than design.

This is the boat log, or 'blog' if you will, of the sailboat Fortuitous, where we reflect on our sails, our screwups, and our thoughts about nautical things.

Recent Log Entries:

Portlights, Part the Fourth

They will tell you that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but no one warns you that windows on boats are the portholes to madness. ...continued

The Bad, the Bad, and the Ugly

With the cool and rainy weather, things have been a little slow to come together as we prepare Fortuitous for the season, but we're working on it. ...continued

Splash 2016

She's back in the water. ...continued

Blue on Blue

We finally got a weekend without snow, gales, freezing temperatures, plagues of locusts, etc. Time to prep the boat. ...continued

Say Goodbye to the Old Gas Guzzler, Russ

Springtime. When sailors are supposed to be thinking of antifouling paint and wax and getting their boats ready for the sailing season ahead. Except when it snows all day in April. ...continued